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Nikki Summers Private Eye Series - Book 1
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My name is Nikki Summers. I’m a private eye—a former detective with the Serenity Cove Police Department. 

Witnessing the murder of my fiancé in a drug bust gone wrong, I turn in my police badge, and set up an office in the front room of my beach cottage, which I share with my dog, Izzy. My attempt to find the extraordinary in an otherwise ordinary world.

Rose Ledbetter sweeps into my office, one of those rare people you meet and feel you’ve known forever. Her son—missing 20 years, is only the first layer of her story.

Unraveling the pieces of Rose’s mystery escalates my own pain and loss. My burden of guilt and grief safely tucked away inside.

Is it possible that by helping Rose, and others like her, I'll find freedom from the nightmares of my past.

What Reader's Are Saying!
Marilyn says: "Deception is well written. As the plot twists and turns, the characters become like
real friends. I couldn't wait to read the next chapter. Set in Serenity Cove, you occasionally see someone you already know passing by. I liked that. (there are 4 Serenity Cove romances available already to read). Thank you Rita Garcia for sharing your gift of words and story telling with us! Can hardly wait for the next one to come out...."

Leann says: "Deception is a wonderful cozy mystery with characters that I grew to care for. I liked Nikki's spunk and tenacity and look forward to reading more mysteries starring Serenity Cove's newest detective. Nikki not only solves mysteries, she does it with heart. I loved this story and you will too!"

Rachel says: "Loved this book with its twists and turns. I couldn’t put it down! Read it all in one sitting!"
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